Tag: pakistan

Teaser Time! Usman Riaz's THE GLASSWORKER From Pakistan's First Animation Studio

Of all the thousands of movies I've seen in my life, I can say that this is the first time I've ever seen Pakistani animation, and I'm happy to say that it looks pretty damn solid. I've tried to keep...

Review: MOOR, A Story Of Broken Tracks, Broken Lives, And Building Hope

It seems as though no matter where you look in Pakistan these days, the spectre of British imperial rule looms over the nation in ways that are perhaps so deeply ingrained in the fabric of the nation that's it...

J Hurtado's 13 Favorite Indian & Pakistani Films Of 2013-2014

I know, I know. It's cheating to have two years represented in my year end list. However, I didn't get a chance to make my lists last year, and these films deserve your notice.2012 was a banner year for Indian...

Review: THESE BIRDS WALK Delivers Emotional, Behind-The-Scenes Realism

Striking a poetic cord, These Birds Walk finds a symbiotic naturalism between those filming, newcomers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq, and those being filmed, the unwanted children of Pakistan. Pakistan, more than any other country, feels like an innocent bystander...

Pakistan Readies For WAAR, Their Biggest Cinematic Event Ever

It has been about 18 months since we first posted the teaser for upcoming Pakistani action blockbuster Waar. In that time there has been precious little news regarding the film's ultimate fate. It hasn't released yet in Pakistan, and the...

MSPIFF 2013 Review: THESE BIRDS WALK Delivers Emotional Behind-The-Scenes Realism

Striking a poetic cord, These Birds Walk finds a symbiotic naturalism between those filming, newcomers Omar Mullick and Bassam Tariq, and those being filmed, the unwanted children of Pakistan. Pakistan, more than any other country, feels like an innocent bystander...